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Belleville, IL., January 25, 2013 The law firm of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., today announced that Laura E. Schrick has been named a shareholder effective Jan. 1, 2013. Schrick, a resident of the City of St. Louis, has been an associate with MM&R since 2009.

Schrick practices tort and commercial litigation. She has successfully represented individuals and businesses in a variety of federal and state court matters. She is licensed in Illinois and Missouri and is admitted to practice before the Illinois and Missouri state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Illinois, the Eastern District of Missouri, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She was named to the 2013 Illinois Rising Stars list, an award recognizing the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state as determined by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.

Schrick is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL). She is active in her community serving as a member of the Leadership Belleville Class of 2013, Family Hospice Board of Directors, and an Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies at Southwestern Illinois College.